Just a day after excoriating the Democratic senator for his association with the controversial Rev. Jeremiah Wright, The View's resident right-winger struck a conciliatory tone, calling Obama's ascendance a "victory for our country."
Asked by mother hen Barbara Walters how she was dealing with the landslide victory for the opposing team, Hasselbeck replied, "No one lost today, and God knows I fought hard on the other side.
"Today is a victory for this country," she acknowledged. "The first black president. The first black first lady. The first black family. I haven't felt this good."